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Hip, Hip, Hurrah! (1888) by Peder Severin Krøyer, a painting portraying an artists' party in 19th century Denmark
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A September 1945 street party in Selborne Road, Kent, celebrating victory in the Second World War

A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, recreation, or as part of a festival or other commemoration of a special occasion. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing or other forms of entertainment.

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Intro   Description    Types of parties    Parties on special days    Parties associated with religious events    Famous parties    Miscellaneous parties    Gallery    See also    References    Bibliography   

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